Getting Teams Meetings Added to Your Events When Using Apple iOS Calendar App

A user can enable an “All Meetings Online” option in Outlook (all versions) to add a Teams meeting automatically when the meeting is created and an admin can enable this centrally for all users with the PowerShell Set-OrganizationConfig -OnlineMeetingsByDefaultEnabled $true But this does not add the meeting bridge to events created in Apple Calendar on… Continue reading Getting Teams Meetings Added to Your Events When Using Apple iOS Calendar App

Fixing the Display of Voicemail In Outlook

Once upon a time voicemail in Office 365 was done in Exchange Online Unified Messaging, but that was retired early 2020. Voicemail is now provided by a service known as Cloud Voicemail but Outlook did not keep up to date if you have a newly created tenant and now when voicemail arrives in Outlook it… Continue reading Fixing the Display of Voicemail In Outlook

Safe Links, Microsoft Teams Rooms and Preset Security Policies

Or “How to customize Microsoft 365 Preset Security Policies“! The Preset Security Policies in Microsoft 365 allow you to assign to users, groups or domains the recommend anti-spam, anti-spoofing and anti-malware settings (amongst others). In the Microsoft 365 Security Portal (https://security.microsoft.com) where you set this there appears to be no way to customize these policies… Continue reading Safe Links, Microsoft Teams Rooms and Preset Security Policies

External Teams Chat – Voice and Video Not Available

I wanted to look and see the options for the Voice/Video buttons in a Microsoft Teams chat, and why sometimes I do not have these available based on who I add to the chat I see these combinations: Internal User Internal Users (more than one) External User Multi-Party including External User(s) Guest Users Meet Now… Continue reading External Teams Chat – Voice and Video Not Available

Setting Up A Microsoft Teams Room with a Yealink MVC640

This article goes through the steps I needed to set up a new Microsoft Teams Room system using the Yealink MVC640. Updated February 2022 with the latest updates for provisioning meeting rooms. Account Provisioning First, and done in advance of arrival, is the set up of the user account that the Microsoft Teams Room (MTR)… Continue reading Setting Up A Microsoft Teams Room with a Yealink MVC640

We can’t set up the conversation Teams Chat Error

You want to chat from Teams to a person outside your company who is also using Teams and you get “We can’t set up the conversation because your organisations are not set up to talk to each other”. This is an admin setting, so if you are not the Teams admin you need to speak… Continue reading We can’t set up the conversation Teams Chat Error

Microsoft 365 – How To Enable A Progressive Web Application

A Progressive Web Application (PWA) is an application that runs in a website which you can separately have an icon for on your desktop (Windows, Chromebook, Raspberry PI, Linux, Android and other operating systems). This icon can be pinned to the Start Menu (or equivalent) and starting it opens the web application in a separate… Continue reading Microsoft 365 – How To Enable A Progressive Web Application

Proxies and Firewalls and Installing Microsoft Office Subscription Software

Microsoft Office 365 client software (Word, Excel etc.) has been available as a subscription model for over ten years and using the Click-2-Run technology for all or most of that time, but I still see a lot of people who are unsure how it actually works, assuming its a standard installer they have used for… Continue reading Proxies and Firewalls and Installing Microsoft Office Subscription Software

Microsoft Teams Live Events For Running a Church Service

Or, how to run a Microsoft Teams Live Event with average technical capability presenters, or how to run a Microsoft Teams Live Event for events that you would not normally consider this service for! So with this title and alternative titles in mind we are going to look at how I set up and ran… Continue reading Microsoft Teams Live Events For Running a Church Service

Teams Calendar Fails To On-Premises Mailbox

Article Depreciated: Microsoft now auto-hides the Calendar icon in Teams if your on-premises Exchange Server is not reachable via AutoDiscover V2 and at least Exchange Server 2016 CU3 or later. Once you move your mailbox to Exchange Online (or a supported on-premises version), assuming you did not do any of the below, your Calendar icon… Continue reading Teams Calendar Fails To On-Premises Mailbox

Convert Office 365 Group to Microsoft Team Totally Failing

This one has been annoying me for a while – I had an Office 365 Group that I created many years ago in Office 365 that I cannot convert to a Microsoft Team. This is what I see in Teams to do this process. First, click “Create a team” Followed by “Create a team from… Continue reading Convert Office 365 Group to Microsoft Team Totally Failing